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11 Mar 2009 - 12:57am
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4 years ago
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Albert Cornelissen
2009

Best practice for for number of items in a dropdown on a web form?

Hello everyone. This is my first post on IxDA. :) I've been
developing web applications for a few years now, and usability has
always been a priority, but I have only really started obessesing
about usability in the last year or so.

A colleague and I had a discussion about the maximum number of
elements that should be used in a (select) dropdown menu on a web
form.

He thinks that fifteen is the maximum. Me? I'm not quite sure what
to think.

9 Sep 2008 - 4:56pm
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5 years ago
19 replies
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Loren Baxter
2007

Axure Pattern Library

I've created a small pattern library for Axure containing some useful
widgets and interactions. If you use Axure, or would like to see what kind
of prototypes it generates, take a look:

http://www.acleandesign.com/2008/09/axure-design-library-v1/

Does anyone have their own patterns that they would like to post? I would
also be interested in knowing if anyone found this useful.

Best,
Loren

1 Apr 2014 - 6:37pm
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jay hilwig
2006

IDEO Method Cards: Have you used? Looking for design related professionals for (paid) feedback/survey

Hello,

I am finishing up a final project for my MS in HCI and as part of this effort need 1-2 design related professionals who may have used the IDEO Method Cards, either digital or paper form.

This is for a paid ($25) 15-20 minute survey.

Please email me (remove all the spaces below) direct if interested,
jayhi l wi  g @ gm  ail. com

15 Sep 2008 - 9:40am
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5 years ago
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tamlyn
2008

Next & previous button order

As discussed by LukeW in Web Form Design, it's best to have the primary
action of a form be the first button that the user sees. For left-to-right
languages this means having the primary action on the left and any secondary
actions on the right (see A in this illustration
http://www.flickr.com/photos/rosenfeldmedia/2366430953/ ).

3 Jun 2008 - 11:47pm
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6 years ago
10 replies
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oliver green
2006

Profile vs. Persona

Hi All,

Is there a difference between the term profile and persona?

Thanks,
Oliver

29 Jun 2010 - 1:27pm
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4 years ago
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Ogilve
2010

capabilities of online industrial design courses

Hello. My background in design (outside of interaction issues) is kind of weak, so I'm interested in some continuing education. Specifically, I'd like some training in industrial design, and I've found a couple of graduate level programs (e.g., SCAD) that offer eLearning in that discipline. My question concerns the effectiveness of eLearning in this case.

10 Jun 2009 - 9:51am
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5 years ago
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jasonrobb
2009

Language picker examples

Hi all,

I'm new to building internationalized web sites, and so I'm looking
at design patterns for language pickers.

Have you seen any good ones? Much appreciated. Thanks!

Jason R.

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Jason Robb
http://jasonrobb.com
http://uxboston.com
http://uiscraps.tumblr.com

VisionSchema
2013

How do I start a career in IxD? (already have bachelor's, but not in design)

Hi IxDAers,

What would you recommend for someone interested in getting started with interaction design, but who already has their bachelor's?

My plan was to make a website and gradually fill it through designing my own projects (or volunteering if I can find something nearby), but first I wanted to know if there was a better way of going about this.

If it's relevant, I have degrees in Cognitive Science and Studio Art, can teach myself programming languages, and have some experience with counseling and scientific research.

6 Nov 2008 - 1:02pm
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5 years ago
5 replies
Veena
2008
6 Apr 2009 - 8:42pm
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5 years ago
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SemanticWill
2007

IAS09+IxD09 = RedUX DC

You couldn't attend Interaction '09 in Vancouver because you are on a
TSA watch list.

You didn't attend IA Summit '09 because Memphis BBQ doesn't sit well
with your new healthy lifestyle.

Join us and some amazing speakers for the first ever combined IAS'09 +
IxD'09 Redux DC.

We are planning an IAS09+IxD09 Redux! We have invited a number of
fantastic people in the UX community from DC, Richmond, Philly and NYC
to come down to the nations capital for a half day presenting
condensed versions of their talks.